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Mosquitoes Get Malaria, Too

New Antimalarial Compound Raises Hopes of Eradication

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Researchers have developed a new drug that fights the malaria parasite at multiple stages in its life cycle, and in both of its hosts – the human and the mosquito – raising hopes that if the compound makes it through clinical development, it could ultimately hound the parasite out of existence.

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